Women in Aikido Some news from the IAF… IAF is launching its #AikidoWomen campaign to coincide with International Women’s Day month in March. To . . . Oxford Aikikai 2018 – 50yrs old!! Dojo-Cho Special Course Joint Aikikai Council 2018 Summer School Gradings Summer School retrospective It is over !!! So much going on every day and then suddenly… so quiet. So – here a link to some of the fun Introducing the new BAF ViceChairman – Russell Milton Get It Together… Thinking back to when I started practicing Aikido in Cardiff in 1990 it is a bit of a surprise to now find myself as the new . . . BAF Member Representatives Following discussions by the National Committee and at the Annual General Meeting in Chester, the BAF committee now includes 2 Member Representatives. . . . Dojo-cho course – review On Friday the 19th October at 6.45pm, despite a bit of jet-lag, Dojo-cho walked onto the mat at Leigh Sports Village near Manchester and opened the BAF . . . IAF New Year Message New Year Message from our Chairman To all Members as we begin a New Year, Firstly on behalf of the committee, our thanks to you all for your support during the last year. As another year . . . Minoru Kanetsuka Shihan It is with deep sadness I find myself writing this about our Sensei. Although Sensei has been unwell for some time it came as a shock when Mami San . . . Spring Course – a time for reflection Dear all The Spring Course in Chepstow has come and gone. For many of us it was a special one; the first one without Kanetsuka Sensei who sadly passed away . . . Course Hilight Manchester dojo hosted a two day course with Ian McClarence shihan over the weekend of 6/7 July 2019. The course was split so members of 3rd kyu and above . . . SummerSchool approaching! Four weeks to go until the BAF Summer School! Takeshi Kanazawa Shihan 7th Dan Will Be Representing Doshu And Hombu Dojo alongside BAF senior instructors. . . . 2019 Summer School gradings Kanetsuka Family message Following the sad events earlier in the year when the Kanetsuka Family and the BAF lost Kanetsuka Sensei, members of the BAF may wish to read the letter . . .